Digital Language Vitality | Vurës

Vurës (msn)



English name Vurës
Native name
SIL code msn
Alternative names banks-inseln, mosin, mosina, mwesen, vetumboso, vuras, vureas
Speakers L1: 1,100 (ethnologue),
L1: 15 (Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger” . Christopher Moseley (ed.) (2010) UNESCO ),
L1: 2,010 (Social ecology and language history in the northern Vanuatu linkage: A tale of divergence ),
L1: 1,010 (Unraveling the history of the vowels of seventeen Northern Vanuatu languages” (443-504) ),
L1: 400 (World Oral Literature Project” .),
L1: 1,050 (The endangered languages of Vanuatu” . Darrell Tryon (2010) , Gunter Senft · Pacific),
L1: 540 (aggregate),
L1: 1,000 ("Documentation of the Vurës Language, Vanua Lava, Vanuatu" HRELP Abstract” . Hyslop, Cat),
L1: 1,050 (Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th Edition (2009)” . M. Paul Lewis · SIL Interna)
Country Vanuatu
Region Melanesia
Champion N/A
ISO scope I
ISO type L
ISO active yes
Integrated code msn_____________A
Last updated Feb. 1, 2017, 3:36 p.m.


EGIDS (Ethnologue) 8b
In yes
Vitality (Kornai, 2013) dead

Language packs

Windows10 input method no
Mac input no
Ubuntu input no
Windows language pack no
Mac language pack no
Ubuntu language pack no
Firefox language pack no
Firefox dictionary no
Office language pack no
Office interface pack no


Has Wikipedia no
Has Wikipedia Incubator no

NLP tools

Hunspell status
Hunspell coverage None
TreeTagger no

Open Language Archives Community

Primary texts online 54
Primary texts all 54
Lexical resources online 2
Lexical resources all 2
Language descriptions online 1
Language descriptions all 1
Language in online resource 1
Language in any resource 1
Online resource about the language 22
Any resource about the language 24


Source Crubadan
Number of documents None
Number of words None
Number of characters None
Has FLOSS spell checkers no
In Watchtower no
Has UDHR translation no

Indigenous Tweets project

Number of blogs None
Number of posts None
Number of words None
Number of users None
Number of tweets None

Swadesh lists

Has Swadesh 110 no
Has Swadesh 207 no

Other databases

Panlex translations 774
In WALS no
In Omniglot no
On no
Uriel features 0
In Leipzig Corpora no
In SIREN project no